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Ceres Newsletter: Fracking on the Rise in Water Stressed Regions

Ceres Newsletter: Fracking on the Rise in Water Stressed Regions

Ceres Newsletter - February 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Hydraulic Fracturing Report Finds Texas and Colorado Face Biggest Water Sourcing Risks News Story: Report: Water Availability a Risk for [...]

Mapping the global transition to the solar age

Mapping the global transition to the solar age

Press Release Global Futurist hazel henderson Launches “Mapping the Global Transition to the Solar Age”   February 11, 2014, St. Augustine, FL -- On Tuesday, February11, 2014, ICAEW and Tomorrow’s Company launched Hazel Henderson's publication 'Mapping the Global Transition to the Solar Age: From "Economism" to Earth [...]

Book Review: Parent Power

Book Review: Parent Power

Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity: Why do we permit babies to have one, two or three strikes against them at birth and endanger our nation's future? By Jack C. Westman, M.D., CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2013   “Dr. Weston’s well-research, bold proposal  focusing  on  how to give our children the best start in life [...]

Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will now include much of the intangible production and services which [...]

New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets.  These old [...]

Breaking News: US Revises GDP to Include Intangible Production and Services

July 31, 2013  ~ As of August 1st, 2013, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally enters the 21st century.  GDP will now include much of the intangible production and services which make up some 70% of mature 21st century economies: software, R&D, entertainment, trademarks, copyrights, design and other creative innovation. In [...]

Beyond GDP: Robert Manchin, Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation Europe, on measuring well-being and social progress

Beyond GDP: Robert Manchin, Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation Europe, on measuring well-being and social progress

Click here to view this newsletter in your web browser  Interview Quote Spotlight In brief Agenda July 2013 In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with: Robert Manchin on measuring well-being and social progress Quote from: Robert F. Kennedy (1968) Spotlight on: Strong public support [...]

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for IPS Syndication Service While debating a high frequency trader (HFT) recently, I encountered the familiar rationalizations that HFT contributes to liquidity and price discovery in markets.  Assertions about liquidity are hard to justify after [...]

Beyond GDP: Measuring and achieving global genuine progress

Ida Kubiszewski, Robert Costanza, Carol Franco, Philip Lawn, John Talberth, Tim Jackson, Camille Aylmer Ecological Economics 93 (2013) 57–68 While GPI is not the perfect economic welfare indicator, new research shows it is a far better approximation than GDP. Authors conclude that development policies need to shift to better account for [...]

MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries. [...]

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